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District Announcements
Parent Resource Fair Fall 2016
DT Cox Elementary School August Warriors of Distinction
DT Cox Elementary School is proud to recognize Mallie Maffett, Greta Huffstatler, and Scout Olsen as Warriors of Distinction. These students have shown exemplary character and have been role models for other students. 
First Day for Students
Tomorrow, Friday, August 5 will the the first day of school for Pontotoc City School District students. I look forward to seeing you tomorrow and wish you a fantastic school year.
Dr. Michelle A. Bivens
Stock Market Games, 2016
The 6th Grade UFO students at Pontotoc Middle School competed in the 2016 Spring Stock Market Games.  The program enables teams of students to invest a hypothetical $100,000 in the stock market over a 15 week period.  Winners are determined on the percentage return above or below S&P 500 growth.  The first place Pontotoc Middle School team out performed the S&P by 21.3% and grew their portfolio to $132,504.  The second place team outperformed the S&P by 13.8% and grew their portfolio to $125,037.  The teams were honored at the Mississippi Council on Economic Education's Annual Awards Ceremony on May 10th at Mississippi College in Clinton, MS. 
 
Endowment Grants Awarded for 2016-2017 school year

Congratulations to the 2016-2017 grant recipients from the Pontotoc Endowment for Excellence in Education. 

Pontotoc Elementary
Kim Baldwin
Janet Barefoot
Sarah Burrell

D.T. Cox Elementary
Leslie Mitchell
Lee Waltress

Pontotoc Middle School
Angel Borland
Murray Collum
Shanna Daniel
Kourtney Mathews
Amanda Osborne
Betsy Ritchie
Charlotte Whitworth

Pontotoc High School
Tyler Arnold
Melinda Bell 
Diana Davey
Missy Griffith
Wanda Hatcher
Max Homan
Kevin Morrow
PHS Band for Lions Band students

3-12 Speech-Language 
Audra Goolsby
Joanna Manning

The application process will open back up in March for the next school year.
Powerlifting, 2016
Congratulations
Boys Powerlifting Team
2016 State Champions!
 
Recognitions, 2016
The Pontotoc City School District recognized several individuals for their service and contributions at the February board meeting.  The School Board was recognized as a part of School Board Member Recognition Week, Feb. 14-20, 2016.  Two teachers, with their families, were recognized for attaining National Board Certification.  The PCSD has 40 National Board Certified teachers!!  We recognized our Teachers of the Year from each building.  The District Teacher of the Year was also recognized.
Congratulations to all!!!     
Golden Swearing in Ceremony, 2016
At the February School Board meeting, Gary Golden was sworn in for another term.  The oath was administered by Circuit Clerk Melinda Nowicki and he was joined by his family.  
Congratulations, Mr. Golden!
Snow Day 1, 2016
The Pontotoc City School District is cancelling school for Friday, Jan. 22, because of inclement weather conditions.  
Teacher of the Year

Teacher of the Year

 
Congratulations to Dorothy Thomas, math teacher at Pontotoc High School, as Pontotoc City School District Teacher of the Year! Mrs. Thomas has taught in the Pontotoc City School District since 2008 and has 20 years experience in education. She is a National Board Certified teacher and recently earned a Presidential Award of Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. Mrs. Thomas believes “outstanding teachers hold high expectations for their students, use assessment data to improve their teaching, and treat their students with respect.” We join her family Tracy, DeAshyland, and Rhandi in wishing her success in the state competition.
 

Reading Fair, 2016
It's District Reading Fair time!!!
Congratulations to all the PCSD students who participated in the Reading Fair.  
Good luck at the Regional Reading Fair!
Attendance Award 3 - Students/Employees
Back-to-Back Attendance Awards 
for Month 3
Students - DT Cox Elementary School
Employees - Pontotoc High School
CONGRATULATIONS!!
Jazz Band, 2015
The Pontotoc High School Jazz Band performed for the Pontotoc Rotary Club's Christmas Program on Tuesday, December 15th.  It was an amazing performance and definitely enjoyed by all!  

Attendance Award 2 - Students
Congratulations to DT Cox Elementary School for having the highest average daily attendance (ADA) for students for the 2nd reporting period! They celebrated with a hula hoop party for everyone who had perfect attendance!
Attendance Award 2 - Employees
Congratulations to Pontotoc High School for having the highest average daily attendance (ADA) for employees for the 2nd reporting period!